Lydney Dial a Ride 
Lydney Dial a Ride

What is Dial-A-Ride?

The Dial-A-Ride scheme offers a specialised door-to-door travel service for people who are unable to use public transport.  You can use the service for almost any journey - a shopping trip, a visit to the doctor or dentist, etc.
  • Providing wheelchair accessible transport for elderly, people with disabilities and handicaps and those unable to access public transport or a car.
  • We have 18 staff/drivers and also volunteer drivers who use their own cars for hospital appointments, etc and charge a mileage rate.
  • We have been operating since 1983 and we currently have 9 wheelchair adapted mini buses in operation.
  • We operate daily from 9.00am to 16.30pm and one vehicle on a Saturday 9.00am to 13.00pm.
  • We cover the south area of the Forest of Dean.
  • Please feel free to email us or call us for your transportation needs.
  • Registered Charity. 1005716

How will I benefit by joining Dial-a-Ride?

There are many benefits and the attached describes a number -

  • Retaining an active lifestyle and your independence.
  • Opportunity to mix with local folk of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Opportunity to make new and lasting friendships.
  • Gets you to social, health and educational activities.
  • Opportunity to see new and old parts of Gloucestershire.
  • Decreases isolation and increases motivation.
  • Allows you to shape the future of this minibus service - for your benefit!